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Bible Stories CityLightMinistries Vacation Bible School VBS VBS Planning

Last week we looked at the traditional classroom format for doing VBS. Today we will look at the Station format. When you choose your format, think about which would work best with the children in your ministry and the staff on your team.  Stations In this model, groups of student travel to different locations to do different things. In one room they might sing, in the next room they do a craft. Once they leave the craft room another group comes in and does the same craft. Stations include Bible Story, Crafts, Games and Snack, and Singing/Bible Memory. Several teacher...

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VBS Formats

Bible Stories CityLightMinistries Vacation Bible School VBS VBS Planning

If you are trying to answer the question of what format to use for VBS, we hope to help you find the answer that will fit your ministry!  Today we will be looking at a traditional classroom format.  Classrooms Divide the group by grade into classes of 12-14 max. Each group goes to the classroom and stays there the entire class time.The teacher and helpers do the Bible Lesson, Snack, Activity, and Craft. Positives: Fairly decent crowd control Excellent relationship building opportunities Works very well with large groups Most volunteers and children are familiar with system Less confusing Divide and Conquer Negatives:...

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